CVE-2017-14064

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2017-03-02
CWE:
CWE-200
Bugzilla:
1487552: CVE-2017-14064 ruby: Arbitrary heap exposure during a JSON.generate call
A buffer overflow vulnerability was found in the JSON extension of ruby. An attacker with the ability to pass a specially crafted JSON input to the extension could use this flaw to expose the interpreter's heap memory.

Find out more about CVE-2017-14064 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

This issue did not affect the versions of ruby as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, and 6. These versions do not include the JSON module.

This issue affects the versions of ruby as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7, as well as the versions of rh-ruby22-ruby and rh-ruby23-ruby as shipped with Red Hat Software Collections. Red Hat Product Security has rated this issue as having Low security impact. A future update may address this issue. For additional information, refer to the Issue Severity Classification: https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/.

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 5.9
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity High
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality High
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (rh-ruby23-ruby) RHSA-2018:0585 2018-03-26
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (rh-ruby22-ruby) RHSA-2018:0583 2018-03-26
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (rh-ruby22-ruby) RHSA-2018:0583 2018-03-26
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (rh-ruby24-ruby) RHSA-2017:3485 2017-12-19
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (rh-ruby24-ruby) RHSA-2017:3485 2017-12-19
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (rh-ruby23-ruby) RHSA-2018:0585 2018-03-26
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (ruby) RHSA-2018:0378 2018-02-28

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Subscription Asset Manager 1 ruby193-ruby Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 ruby Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 ruby Not affected

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